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Celebrity Football Match A Success

3 May 2016

Around 1,000 People Enjoy Celebrity Action

"It's a great charity and a great bunch of guys.

"If I have my shooting boots on it would maybe have been a different story.

"The crowd were fantastic. I loved the ground and the staff."

James Hill, winner of The Apprentice in 2015 who featured on Team Ward, said:

"It has been a great day and it is nice to be able to raise money for a good cause.

"The celebrities have been great and matches like this are always a bit of fun.

"The celebrities really enjoy the chance to play on a proper football pitch and the crowd get an opportunity to meet them for pictures and autographs.

"We would love to make this an annual event."
Shrewsbury Town in the Community manager Jamie Edwards said:

Team Ward looked to be taking the game to penalties when Josh Richie scored two superb goals, but Matt Laspinskas scored the winner for Team Osborne for a 5-4 success.

MC Harvey again reduced the deficit, this time with a penalty, but Nev Wilshire extended Team Osborne's lead to 4-2.

Dean Gaffney scored twice in the opening two minutes to put Team Osborne 2-0 up, MC Harvey pulled a goal back but a Dan Osborne corner flew straight in to send his side in 3-1 ahead at half-time.

Team Osborne ran out 5-4 winners on the day in a game which featured many fantastic goals.

The day saw two teams, Team Osborne and Team, go head-to-head on the award-winning Greenhous Meadow pitch with both teams filled with celebrities.

Around 1,000 people enjoyed Shrewsbury Town in the Community's celebrity football match at Greenhous Meadow on Bank Holiday Monday.

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